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Fixed penalty notices

We will issue a fixed penalty notice (FPN) on the spot or by post to anyone who has committed an offence such as:

  • littering
  • fly-tipping
  • graffiti
  • failure to clear up after your dog
  • abandoning a vehicle

Pay a fixed penalty notice online

If you receive a fixed penalty notice

There are two options available if you receive an FPN:

  • Pay the FPN within 14 calendar days of the notice being served (the date is shown on bottom of the notice). No further action will be taken
  • Dispute the serving of the notice and await the court summons or request a court hearing

Some offences offer a lower penalty if paid within 10 days.

If you do not pay or if the court rules against you, you may be liable to pay a higher fine.

Charges for fixed penalty notices

The cost of an FPN depends on the offence and these costs are listed below along with the possible conviction costs if the matter goes to court.

Code Offence If paid in 10 days If paid in 14 days Maximum penalty on conviction
01 Depositing litter £60 £80 £1,000 (level 3)
02 Failure to comply with a Community Protection Notice (CPN) £70 £100 Unlimited (level 5)
03 Failure to comply with a dog control Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) £70 £100 £1,000 (level 3)
04 Failure to comply with other PSPOs £70 £100 £1,000 (level 3)
05 Graffiti and fly-posting £60 £80 £2,500 (level 4)
06 Failure to produce waste documents £180 £300 Unlimited (level 5)
07 Failure to produce authority to transport waste £180 £300 Unlimited (level 5)
08 Unauthorised distribution of free printed matter £60 £80 £2,500 (level 4)
09 Failure to comply with a waste receptacles notice £40 £60 £1,000 (level 3)
10 Exposing a vehicle for sale on a road £60 £80 £2,500 (level 4)
11 Repairing a vehicle on a road £60 £80 £2,500 (level 4)
12 Abandoning a vehicle £120 £200 £2,500 (level 4)
13 Failure to nominate an alarm key holder £60 £80 £1,000 (level 3)
14 Noise from dwellings £60 £80 £1,000 (level 3)
15 Noise from licensed premises £350 £500 Unlimited (level 5)
16 Unauthorised or harmful deposit, treatment or disposal etc. of waste, including fly-tipping £150 £300 Unlimited (level 5) and/or 5 years in prison on conviction of indictment

Seen it? report it

If you see someone commit one of the offences listed above, please report it to us.

Report it